HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred from San Lorenzo on July 22, 2016.
Villalba is an exciting right winger who has been a regular starter for San Lorenzo over the past three years. He has scored a total of 15 goals in league play for the Argentine team, though he was a rarely used sub on loan with Tijuana in 2016.
OUTSIDE MLS: Villalba was selected to join Buenos Aires based San Lorenzo at age 10, and came up through the club’s youth system. He made his professional debut in August 2012 playing under technical director Ricardo Caruso. At only 21-years-old, Villalba has made over 100 first team appearances for San Lorenzo scoring 16 goals.